Keywords

Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History

Introduction

The National Football League is one of those American entities that likes to think of itself as quintessentially American, embodying the very best of America. It has gone the extra mile to wrap itself in the flag and other markers of American “patriotism,” particularly those that cast a favorable light on the league and cost little or nothing in the way of effort and commitment. Image is the thing, substance is superfluous.

Publication Date

5-15-2018

Document Type

Commentary

Format

application/pdf

Source Title

Sport and Society for Arete

Language

English

Publication Version

Author's version

College

College of Arts and Humanities

Department

History

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